Curtis Gilbert Feature Archive

Minneapolis City Councilmember Diane Hofstede is vowing to continue her re-election campaign, even though the DFL Party endorsed her challenger. (05/04/2013)
Minneapolis has graduated its first class of new firefighters in five years. The nine cadets took their oath this morning after completing a four-month training program. (05/03/2013)
St. Paul's Summit Brewing Co. took delivery of four 18,600-gallon stainless steel fermentation tanks today. By July, Summit will install a dozen of the new 45-foot-tall vessels, allowing the brewery to double its beer-making capacity. (05/01/2013)
St. Paul mayoral candidate Tim Holden wants the city to incorporate parking into the design of the new Lowertown ballpark for the minor league St. Paul Saints. (05/01/2013)
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says federally funded research at the University of Minnesota will lead to new treatments for brain disorders. (04/30/2013)
More than a decade after Brian Herron pleaded guilty to extortion and resigned from the Minneapolis City Council, he's stepping back into Minneapolis politics. Herron has no plans to run for office, but he still wants to play a role in this year's election. (04/22/2013)
The lone candidate challenging St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman's re-election bid wants to put the brakes on the mayor's signature project -- a new ballpark for the St. Paul Saints. (04/22/2013)
A judge has upheld a city ordinance in Winona, Minn., that prevented some homeowners from renting out their properties. (04/20/2013)
This is the first open-seat mayor's race Minneapolis has seen in 20 years. Incumbent Mayor RT Rybak is stepping down at the end of his third term, and there are at least half a dozen candidates vying to take his place. (04/17/2013)
Minneapolis DFLers will take the first step Tuesday toward trying to endorse a candidate for mayor with 117 precinct caucuses at sites around the city starting at 7 p.m. (04/16/2013)
Minneapolis DFLers will take the first step Tuesday night in precinct caucuses toward trying to endorse a candidate in the first open-seat mayor's race the city has seen in 20 years. (04/16/2013)
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak used his 12th and final State of the City speech Wednesday afternoon to deliver a message -- from the future. (04/10/2013)
Rybak will deliver the speech from a theater at the Walker Art Center. A spokesman says the the mayor wants a modern backdrop, because the speech will look to the future, far beyond the end of his third and final term. (04/10/2013)
The candidates for mayor of Minneapolis will try to win over African-American voters in a debate at 3 p.m. Sunday. (04/07/2013)
Outdoor flea markets could begin popping up around Minneapolis this summer under a new ordinance approved today by a city council committee. (04/04/2013)